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Voluntary Arts Scotland have a new social media project for any local groups of 50 year upwards residents. Any groups new or old that are interested should click on the poster and contact Voluntary Arts Scotland.
Saturday 9th September, see the return on tour of Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain. Two of Scotland's great traditional musicians return to Meldrum Academy for a another superb concert in the offing. Get your tickets early as its always packed. Click on the poster to enlarge
We're looking for volunteers to help with an exciting archaeology project in the Deer Park here at Haddo. project will run from 21st to 25th July, and you can come along for one day or all five. No experience is necessary, but the work will be quite strenuous so a reasonable level of fitness is required. Volunteers must be 13 or older, and under 16s will need to be accompanied by an adult. For more information or to book a place, please contact Victoria in the Visitor Centre (01651 851041) or email
A North-east scout group is facing a £1,000 bill after a well-used hut was burned to the ground. Firefighters were called to a blaze at the Daviot Scouts’ site on Sunday evening. The shelter is used by youngsters from Scout groups in the North-east to eat and cook. Keith Millar, Gordon district commissioner, said they were disappointed the hut had been targeted. He added: “It is a shame that it has happened – it is just reckless. “We are planning to rebuild it and it will cost around £1,000, plus the time of the volunteers. We have enough money to rebuild it and are planning to do it by the middle of August.” “In the short term, we’ll make sure…